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Result: Cameron Norrie beats Lloyd Harris to reach third round of French Open

Result: Cameron Norrie beats Lloyd Harris to reach third round of French Open
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Cameron Norrie's 4-6 6-3 6-3 6-2 victory is likely to set up a clash with Rafael Nadal.

Cameron Norrie reached the third round of the French Open for the first time with a gritty victory over Lloyd Harris.

It continued what has been a superbly consistent run of form since the tour resumed last summer and the reward for the British number two's 4-6 6-3 6-3 6-2 success could well be another meeting with Rafael Nadal.

Norrie gave a good account of himself against the 20-time grand slam champion in the third round of the Australian Open in February before losing to the clay master in Barcelona.

First Nadal must get past Richard Gasquet in the night match while Norrie, who also reached the last 32 at the US Open last summer, can put his feet up and reflect on another job well done.

He paid for a slow start as South African Harris took his only break point of the match in the third game and used his big serve and forehand to keep Norrie at arm's length.

Harris is another man who has had a very strong 2021 and he beat 26th seed Lorenzo Sonego in round one, but ultimately he could not match Norrie's relentless play.

A double fault gave Norrie the breakthrough early in the second set and from there he made sure he gave nothing away all the way to the finish line.

Whatever happens on Saturday, Norrie may already have done enough to break into the top 40 for the first time, which would be entirely merited.

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Sunday's key events


GOLF
· The men's golf reaches its conclusion, with plenty of players still in medal contention. Home favourite Hideki Matsuyama is one shot off Xander Schauffele's lead, while Great Britain's Paul Casey is another shot further back and Tommy Fleetwood is also in the mix (11.30pm-8am)

CYCLING - BMX
· Great Britain have already made history in the BMX events in Tokyo, something Charlotte Worthington and Declan Brooks will be looking to add to in the women's (2.10am) and men's (3.10am) freestyle finals

SWIMMING
· The final day of swimming action begins with the men's 50m freestyle final. Ben Proud could add to a medal-laden Games in the pool for Team GB so far, although he is up against USA's Caeleb Dressel, who is going for his fourth gold in Tokyo (2.30am)
· From sprint to endurance, Great Britain's second medal hope of the day comes through Daniel Jervis in the men's 1500m freestyle final (2.44am)
· Team GB will again be among the heavy favourites for gold in the last swimming event of the Games - the men's 4x100m medley relay final - having won the mixed event in a world record time on Saturday (3.36am)

BOXING
· Already guaranteed at least a bronze, Pat McCormack takes part in the men's welterweight semi-final against Ireland's Aidan Walsh with a spot in the gold medal final at stake (4.03am)
· Ben Whittaker is also in the semi-finals of the men's light heavyweight and will be looking to continue Team GB's success in the ring (4.51am)

TENNIS
· There will be a surprise on the top of the men's tennis podium after Novak Djokovic missed out on a medal altogether. Alexander Zverev takes on Karen Khachanov in the second match on Centre Court at the Ariake Tennis Park (7am-2pm)

SAILING
· Alison Young will be going for gold in the women's laser radial medal race (7.33am)

ARTISTIC GYMNASTICS
· Team GB's Max Whitlock will look to defend his 2016 Olympic title in the men's pommel horse final (10.41am)

ATHLETICS
· The men's high jump final includes GB's Tom Gale, although his chances of a medal look bleak (11.10am)
· So often the blue-riband event of the Olympics, the men's 100m final takes place as the world's fastest bid to be crowned Usain Bolt's successor. Three Brits have made it into the semi-finals (11.15am-11.32am), and the final looks wide open after an underwhelming display by favourite Trayvon Bromell on Saturday (1.50pm)

HOCKEY
· Great Britain face India in the men's quarter-final (1pm)

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